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UW-imapd tmail and dmail BOF Vulnerabilities (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host has UW-imapd installed and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are due to boundary error in the tmail/dmail utility, when processing overly long mailbox names composed of a username and '+' character followed by a long string and when specifying a long folder extension argument on the command line.

Affected Software

Affected Software

University of Washington Alpine 2.00 and priror on Linux. University Of Washington's imapd Versions prior to 2007d on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Update to Version 2007d.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)